Do you sometimes drive a few kms over the speed limit? Road police have scrapped their speed buffer on Kiwi roads in favour of a no tolerance approach.
All motorists edging over the limit at any time of the year can now expect to be pulled over and possibly fined, national road policing manager Acting Superintendent Gini Welch confirmed on Friday.
It brings an end to a long-standing convention that law enforcement would let minor speeding breaches slide.
“We don’t have a threshold,” Welch told Stuff, “we don’t have anything other than the speed limit.
Previously, besides zero tolerance long weekends, it was understood police could exercise discretion up to 10kmh over the speed limit.
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Halloween can be a fun way to connect with your community. But naturally not all homes in New Zealand will get involved.
If your house is open to trick or treaters this weekend, or if you know of some popular, local streets for trick or treating, please share these below.
Are you, your children or grandchildren getting involved in Halloween this year? Stuff and The Press newspaper would love to hear from you.
We are hoping to find out how things may be a little bit different for Halloween this year due to Covid-19, and to see how people are still pushing through with their celebrations.
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Please comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are celebrating Halloween this year and would like to share how.
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